Scala Engineer


We're looking for someone to be part of the team building the backbone of our app. Depop is a fantastic place for engineers who love to solve interesting problems that come with the high growth we've continually seen. We love to welcome new people into the team and look forward to meeting people who take pride in doing a great job. At Depop you'd be a big part of helping us create a huge social marketplace and, of course, have a lot of fun along the way.

We are looking for someone who

  • Loves working in a collaborative and dynamic environment
  • Values collaboration with product owners, designers, other developers etc.
  • Wants to make an impact every single day
  • Enjoys working in a creative environment
  • Takes pride in producing high quality software
  • Enjoys learning and sharing knowledge with people around them
  • Embraces agile methodologies


  • Work closely with product owners, designers, front-end developers and other backend developers
  • Produce code which is well-structured and simple to understand


  • Scala experience (or similar language)
  • Experience building performant, scalable apps for serving RESTful content or processing/ingesting data


  • Experience with play framework, rabbitMQ, cassandra, RDBMS
  • Contribution to open-source libraries
  • Tech blog posts
  • Degree level knowledge of Computer Science or related technical field


  • Great offices near Old Street
  • Flexible, relaxed atmosphere, working with a well-funded, amazing and very friendly team
  • Competitive salary with share options
  • 25 days paid holidays & option to buy/sell more
  • Apple staff discount
  • Fully stocked snack cupboard, drinks fridge and fresh fruit.
  • Wonderful Wednesdays & Friday drinks
  • Staff parties & events
  • Depop Pension (coming soon)
  • Ride to work / Childcare/ Eyecare vouchers on request
  • Special stuff on birthdays & life events

Equality statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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